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the board. it's not a very intelligent selecting of what we should and should not cut. it is a meet axe approach and erskine bowles said it's stupid stupid, stupid. we should all remember this passed the congress, the republican congress, it passed with votes from john boehner, and paul ryan said when it happened he got 98% of what he wanted. only republicans gave us the sequester, only they can stop it. >> announcer: this is the "bill press show."
>> stephanie: whatever, jim. jim is so competitive jacki. in the parking structure he's like ha ha, i got in the building first! >> into the building first? >> really? that does it for you? >> you compete about that? >> stephanie: love letter for jacki. dear steph. huge fan and podcast subscriber. everyone involved makes the show fantastic. you guide the show along masterfully. chris is more than he's given credit for. silliness occurs when healthcare geek jacki is in the studio with us. any way to have her there with you more often? >> well, there would be if jim ward didn't constantly sexually harass her. >> there is that whole restraining order. >> i'm several feet away from her. >> that's what the restraining order says. >> stephanie: why can't we have nice things.
here she is in the current news center. >> that was sweet. good morning everybody. during the state of the union address, president obama talked about fixing the nation's infrastructure. things like the 70,000 or so structurally deficient bridges across the country. he emphasized the need to get these projects done with a combination of public and private funds and using american workers. "the new york times" reports today the president is going to talk in detail about those plans in a series of interviews. first part of the plan is called a fix it first strategy which invests $50 million in our highways bridges transit systems and airports the ones in most need of repair. congress would have to approve the money. part two would seek to
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>> announcer: ladies and gentlemen, it's "the stephanie miller show." ♪ i'm walkin' on sunshine ♪ ♪ i'm walkin' on sunshine ♪ ♪ and it's time to feel good ♪ ♪ hey, all right now ♪ ♪ and it's time to feel good ♪ >> stephanie: it is "the stephanie miller show." welcome to it. six minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-12 the phone number toll free from anywhere. all right. jim and i finished our scuffle. i don't know why he's so hypercompetitive this morning. i got in the parking structure. he's like ha ha! i beat you in the building. >> that's weird. because you always get at me for missing the toss. >> stephanie: oh, i see. so that's why -- >> i was ahead of you. >> stephanie: you shoved me out of the way. >> by 30 seconds. >> stephanie: that was very impressive jim. all right. >> you should learn not to compete with me. i always win! ha! >> stephanie: stephaniemiller.com the web site. you can e-mail us all there.
executive producer chris lavoie, pistorius over there jim ward. >> the blade runner guy. the competitive guy. a little abusive. >> stephanie: can i just say something? i heard some legal analysts on cnn saying his story seems plausible. i'm like really? maybe it's just because of the defense attorney. >> cricket bat part is a little -- >> stephanie: if you think -- who shoots through a bathroom door? >> someone come in through the bathroom window. >> stephanie: are you stealing my cialis? weird to shoot -- if you think your intruder is in the bathroom. >> if you didn't see someone go in the bathroom. >> stephanie: i don't know. >> but the cricket bat thing. >> stephanie: dna and stuff. >> the bathroom door was locked from the inside, not from the outside. so why would the intruder lock himself in the bathroom?
>> wanted to check and see if it was locked. i'm not sure he had his legs on. [farting sounds] >> stephanie: does the intruder say i'm going to come out and steal some [ bleep ] in a minute. >> only reason they would lock themselves in would be defense. >> stephanie: it just doesn't seem that plausible to me. >> unless it is one of the things you can lock from the outside and you can shut it and you can't -- whatever. >> stephanie: when i first heard it, i was like hey are you stealing that roll-on testosterone stuff? i'm coming in. >> testosterone was found in his house. and needles. >> stephanie: i heard sportswriters comparing him to lance armstrong and mickey mantle. drinking and -- i don't know. same thing as allegedly shooting your girlfriend? i don't know. i guess they need -- they need time to fill on cable news. >> sure. >> stephanie: all right. and then my friend and i were talking about mindy mccreedy
because we were talking about this ties into the gun debate about when there is a gun available. >> shoot a dog. >> stephanie: that's what we were talking about whether it is a domestic dispute or a suicide. how many more zillion times it is to happen if there is a gun in the house. that's what i said yesterday. why did she have to shoot her dog. my friend trish said hitler did that. and then she said you know -- but she said you know, he was probably afraid what they would do to his dog. wait a minute. i'm defending hitler. [ buzzer ] >> hitler didn't have a number one single. >> true. >> stephanie: hitler not a good country singer. >> well, different countrier. >> stephanie: my dogs can't live without me and then t-bone is with them and they're like who? >> gave his dog blondie a cyanide capsule to see if it would work. >> then he took the cyanide pill and shot himself just to be sure. >> stephanie: now he's back to
being a bastard. she was realizing she was saying maybe she was trying to spare him because they thought they would do -- he would do bad things to him. when she caught herself defending him. >> he was a vegetarian. >> stephanie: that's why she's a vegetarian, too. she tends to -- >> defend all -- >> including hitler. >> stephanie: gets so defensive. >> hitler's diet was largely raw vegetables and beer. [farting sounds] >> stephanie: no wonder. you know what? wow. okay. romeo and juliet thing. really? >> get out of the house. go to poland or something. >> go and eat something! >> stephanie: all right. kids, that was highly inappropriate! >> how did we get on that? >> stephanie: you see what
happens when jim and i get here moments before the show with no preparation other than who can get in the studio first? >> r & b steph and the mooks my husband and i got our tickets to the chicago show. hope we can find a place to park with all of the escalades like roadside mary talks about. with all of the food stamps that they stole from her son. >> can you get into the show with food stamps? hurry. go to sexyliberal.com. go to the chicago theatre box office. >> right there at state and lake. >> right there. that's where it is. >> i used to live right across the street from there. >> stephanie: this is going to make your eyes hurt. the grammar and lack of -- >> oh, wow. >> stephanie: another hate letter. >> of course. >> stephanie: which is surprisingly free of any sort of punctuation. this is -- seriously this is just not grammar police. in the is a grammar holocaust.
>> seriously? >> stephanie: i don't mean to overstate it but what is done to this sentence should happen to nobody. subject line -- first of all no caps. no caps at all. he's the opposite of that guy in the commercials who gets his caps shift locked. i'm sorry. who wants to go for a drink? he's the opposite of that g.i. he doesn't know where the shift button is. >> coincidence? i think not. >> stephanie: steve. subject line, brains. okay. i guess -- the implication already would be that he has them and we don't. but okay. here we go. where do you people get your brains at i -- can i say there's not a period in this entire thing. where do you people get your brains at i think yours --
y-o-u-r aprost rophy s -- i think yours are stuck at the bottom of your feel oboma -- o-b-o-m-a, one would have to think he meant obama. anyone that thinks -- that's with an apostrophe s -- anyone who thinks -- also with an apostrophe s -- anyone who thinks guns are the problem needs to get help. guns don't kill people do wake up. [ applause ] >> wow. >> actually guns do kill. >> no! it burns! >> it burns your eyes! >> no. >> how many apostrophes did he put in that?
>> way too many superfluous apostrophes. >> stephanie: all right. thank you for your thoughts steve. much appreciated. representative maxine waters coming up next hour. we'll talk sequester, gun control, state of the union et cetera. sexy liberal hal sparks in the chair for hour number three. >> my bag. >> you have a couple of hours. >> stephanie: you can go at mitch mcconnell speed literally to get it done. >> i believe that perhaps i could consider the possibility -- >> time's up. >> stephanie: time's up. that's my time. and now -- [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] a story about cats because i don't know why we do it. apparently every day. cats -- because you all are cat people. cats have been walking all over us for centuries. medievalist, apparently that's a job. a medievalist somebody -- >> sure he works at a university
somewhere. >> stephanie: was flipping through 15th century man you on manuscripts in croatia. your average light reading when he came across something remarkable on the pages fee line paw prints. [ laughter ] medieval version of cats walking across your keyboard. as jazz does. >> it happens all the time. >> stephanie: how many times a week do i say what did chris mean? is this a scott brown tweet? >> that's when boots sat on the keyboard and demanded a neck scratch. as boots does. >> stephanie: gawker finishes as if you need additional proof that cats have always been [ bleep ] you rens that -- he ruins that entire manuscript. stupid medieval kids. >> maybe he didn't like what he wrote. >> stephanie: no, no, no, change that. >> who is his editor. >> stephanie: can i have some martian music please?
evils of the interwebs. we have -- pretty much it has been a giant brain drain look at cats dos cute things. getting in other various kinds of trouble. women breaks up with fiance after finding him with another girl on russian google maps. the street view is creepy. it is creepy. invasive. right? >> i think it's great because when you get to your destination, you know -- well not if you're marina. she was looking up an address using the web site street view feature when she happened across a man who looked like alexander her boyfriend of five years with his arms around a woman that did not look like her. he immediately confessed to everything and then she broke up with him. [ ding ding ] [ applause ] >> those street views aren't instantaneous. that could have been taken awhile ago.
>> stephanie: he should have thought about that. oh, that? google notoriously updated. you know how many businesses have been shut down? >> street view isn't the view right that very second. >> stephanie: really? i didn't know that. >> just letting you know and russia know, too. >> stephanie: okay. all right. lots to get to. we've got a sequest errand all of that there stuff. 17 minutes after the hour. we continue on "the stephanie miller show." >> announcer: call stephanie now. she's easy. 1-800-steph-12.
>> stephanie miller. ♪♪ keep on trying until i reach the highest rung ♪ >> stephanie: is the conversation any less hilarious during the commercial breaks here? >> computer says no. >> stephanie: go ahead. you said hey -- >> yes was that a david corn article you read on the air yesterday? we're trying to book him. >> i said corn? when did i read corn? >> see what i did there? because his name is -- >> okay. [ ♪ circus ♪ ] >> stephanie: no, it was -- we're going to book him. gun myths. >> it was dave gilson. we would like to book him. >> stephanie: david corn writes other great stuff. so i did read corn at some point.
i don't remember reading corn. ouch. >> call back to a bit we did a really long time ago. >> stephanie: it is an old joke. 23 minutes -- by the way. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] i was talking about why would you shoot through a bathroom door. we're talking about pistorius case. why would a shooter shoot from the outside unless -- [farting sounds] >> hang on, i've got a situation here. >> or maybe the shooter thought that the locked door would stop bullets. >> stephanie: witnesses heard nonstop shouting in the home of oscar pistorius shortly before. >> that's a pretty bad sign. >> stephanie: the defense will say he was shouting at what he thought was the burglar. i don't think he thought through that whole story. you don't normally give a story that detailed before you've talked to a -- what's the word, a lawyer. because it has some holes in it.
>> the cricket bat is damming. >> stephanie: that's why they're saying it is even more damming if he gave that statement, before they know if there's dna evidence on the bat. 24 minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-12. look who's here, everybody. thank you. ♪ from ohio, it's the john and pam show ♪ ♪ it's the john and pam john and pam, john and pam show ♪ >> stephanie: good morning john and pam show. >> good morning, sweet baby doll. how are all of my honeys? >> stephanie: your honeys are here and accounted for, thank you. >> caller: john's going to talk but i got one thing to ask. stephanie, that hateful letter you got this morning that came from a proud nra member. >> stephanie: you think so? could be. >> caller: i know so, sweetheart. i love you guys. now here's john. >> stephanie: thank you. hi john. >> caller: how are you guys doing today? >> stephanie: good.
>> caller: back here in our wonderful state of ohio, john boehner is going around talking about back in august of 2011 -- >> stephanie: you mean boner. >> caller: yeah, that's right, boner. he said he got 80% of what he wanted from president obama. >> stephanie: actually, he said 98% john. >> caller: well, okay. remember he's putting out his own wrong information. >> stephanie: that's right. >> caller: the thing that's funny is obama -- he's trying to tell us what we need to do to tell our congress and that and everything. they basically got what they wanted in 2011. that's basically what we're voting on now and they're still not happy. >> stephanie: absolutely. absolutely right john. all of the partisan swaggering when he got his ass handed to him the last couple of times. it was obama's idea. you all agreed to it because -- i don't know why anybody thought republicans would be more reasonable but we thought they would, i guess. >> i think it is time for obama to break out the big stick and
let's start hitting home runs up there. >> stephanie: baseball analogy means i'm with you on it. [ applause ] all right, the president talking. >> obama: they haven't come together. and done their jobs and so as a consequence, we've got these automatic brutal spending cuts. >> stephanie: he delivered, we actually carried some of that live yesterday. he talked about the troubling consequences of the sequester deep indiscriminate spending cuts to program set to take effect march 1st and demanding republicans drop their blanket revenues. blanked by a group of first responders, obama called them costing hundreds of thousands of jobs. which frankly i think the g.o.p. is hoping for then they'll go look what you did. this is their play they run every time. debt ceiling debates use the bully pulpit to portray republicans as obnoxious ideologues. >> that's not hard. >> that's because they're
obnoxious ideologues. >> stephanie: both times obama emboldened by his election victory trounced the g.o.p. we'll see what happens this time. the president. >> obama: these cuts are not smart. they're not fair. they will hurt our economy. they will add hundreds of thousands of americans to the unemployment rolls. this is not an abstraction. people will lose their jobs. the unemployment rate might pick up again. >> i will denight president -- i will deny the president -- >> stephanie: boner said washington democrats new found concern about the president's sequester -- he's clever how he keeps calling it -- [ ♪ hypnotic ♪ ] >> obama quester. >> stephanie: social media boys and i came up with that over bourbon. >> and you can tell! >> obama quester. >> stephanie: rolls off the
tongue. words alone won't avert it. replacing the president's sequester. there it is again in the second sentence. >> obama quester. hashtag. do you see the hashtag first or after? >> stephanie: i'm doing boner. >> but you probably didn't know either. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: i was mocking him for something -- is this where we break or no? >> yes. good lord. >> stephanie: replace the president's sequester will require a plan to cut spending to put us back on the path to a budget to keep the first responders on the job. what is the president willing to cut. it is his basic i know you are but what am i? obama's position is the more popular one. ran on it, won on it. fyi. the revenues he and senate democrats are proposing to turn off the sequester for a year requires millionaires to end tax loopholes and are well liked by the public. g.o.p. position is while there are ways to make the cuts more preferable to the sequester plan, they would rather see the
sequester take effect than raise one penny in new revenue. paul ryan said sunday i believe the sequester is going to take place. so there. they're rooting for it. we'll talk more about this. 29 minutes after the hour. right back on "the stephanie miller show." compelling true stories. >> jack, how old are you? >> nine. >> this is what 27 tons of marijuana looks like. (vo) with award winning documentaries that take you inside the headlines, way inside. (vo) from the underworld, to the world of privilege. >> everyone in michael jackson's life was out to use him. (vo) no one brings you more documentaries that are real, gripping, current.
whore if she's an actress. >> stephanie: by the way guess what i'm doing monday. i'm shooting a role in my next film. >> you have a film? >> stephanie: two films. i'm shooting a role in a film. i will be playing -- >> stephanie miller. >> what's the film about? >> stephanie: i don't really know. my friend is directing a film and it is a feature. i'm playing myself. asking people questions on the red carpet somewhere. >> isn't that what you did? >> stephanie: do i have to wear a gown, i don't know. >> isn't that what you did at room at the top? >> stephanie: no. i played a different version of -- >> stephanie miller. >> stephanie: a television host. and in diagnosis murder, i played -- stephanie miller the radio host. >> isn't that what you did to brooke shields in a commercial. you asked her questions? >> stephanie: you're getting my ridiculous stories -- cindy crawford. yes, i was cindy crawford's comedy monkey on a revlon shoot once.
seriously. her husband was a fan of me and he hired me to interview cindy off-camera so she would look like she was talking to a person rather than just saying lines awkwardly like a model of some sort. >> like she did in that one movie she was in. >> stephanie: i was supposed to ask her -- the answers would seem conversational. i was supposed to make her laugh and stuff. >> how did that work for her? >> stephanie: not so much. >> how did it work for you? >> stephanie: good. i got paid a lot of money. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: i was out of work at the time. i'm sorry, am i in the commercial? is my voice? no. when do i need to be there? the first meeting they brought me in her trailer to meet her and i was like hi, cindy. she was on the phone. she just goes like that. comedy monkey, don't talk. don't talk to me. so i didn't. >> you're not very important to me finger. >> stephanie: i need you to hush now. >> a little different from the
middle finger. not quite as harsh. you're not worthy to be breathing the same air as me right now. >> stephanie: right. shut up comedy monkey finger. okay. >> oh, boy. >> stephanie: i could hear the circus music. i was there all day just sitting around. then they were like cue the comedy monkey. i'm like okay. i got it. [ ♪ circus ♪ ] i worked for five minutes. interviewing her. that was it. >> you got paid a butt load of money. >> stephanie: i did. it is a great country. >> wow, how can i get a job like that? >> stephanie: matt in louisiana. that was a different economy, a different time. hello matt in louisiana. you're on "the stephanie miller show." >> caller: hi, steph. i'm a transplant from california so i think i've made louisiana a little bit more bluer. my wife and i watch you for years. i don't hard progressives but i want you to take task a little
bit. why is it that we don't lean a little bit on the left a little more? like barack obama's ridiculous drone policy, his ridiculous lack of prosecution on -- you know on moody's with giving aaa ratings with the financial crisis. >> stephanie: let's start with the first one. >> caller: one more. >> stephanie: progressives, we're allowed to disagree. i agree with you there are some troubling things about the drone policy. it is not an easy debate, do you think? i would rather -- >> caller: i think it is a slam dunk, stephanie. >> stephanie: you don't think we should use drones at all? >> caller: no, we shouldn't. we have our navy seal team six. they're warriors, they're built to go in, take out -- >> stephanie: we're going to have a lot more american military deaths, right? >> caller: but if that means they're dying to save civilians in other countries, it is a worthy cause. that's what makes us --
>> i see your point. >> the more innocent civilians we kill, the more enemies we create overseas. >> stephanie: matt, i tried to be honest about the fact if you watched rachel maddow's special the other night remembering the iraq war and how many millions died, you know, not just iraqis and americans unnecessarily. so i guess when you're comparing it to the way george bush fought the quote-unquote war on terror, how long we've been in afghanistan, because of the fact he took his eye off the ball, we went into iraq. seriously, how many millions of people are dead? that would have been alive? >> caller: why are we still in there? why aren't we pulling out? >> stephanie: of where? >> caller: afghanistan. why don't we put an expiration of 2014 and we all parked it and forgot it. we've still got kids dying. >> stephanie: he's getting out ahead of schedule, matt. ahead of where he said. >> caller: ahead of his schedule
so we don't talk about it. we don't bring it up. >> stephanie: he ran on this. listen, i respect your ability to disagree with the president's policy but he did run on this, right? he said we're getting out of iraq. he said he was going to double down on afghanistan. he was going to finish and did he. he finished what george bush started in the sense that we went in there to get bin laden right? >> caller: we got bin laden. >> stephanie: we're drawing down in afghanistan. but see matt, this is part of -- you're right, as liberals, neighbor is something you and i don't like that much, we're withdrawing from afghanistan because we're doing more targeted drone strikes instead of american boots on the ground. >> caller: again, american boots on the ground shouldn't be the predicate of us killing civilians at any cost to save our butts. there comes a point where you're a warrior -- >> stephanie: but the drone strikes are targeted to avoid civilian casualties. >> but they don't. >> stephanie: i was just saying they're obviously designed to avoid civilian
casualties. you can't tell me george bush didn't know he was going to kill a lot of civilians when he took out several blocks in baghdad right, trying to hit saddam hussein, even on some of the first strikes right? >> caller: again, you're talking about bush and i'm talking about mr. obama. i love president obama. i'll vote for him. i'll vote for him again. but at the same time you have a kid that's not behaving well in school, you don't pat them on the head. you give them a kick in the butt and just because the republicans are nuts and we can both agree on that -- >> stephanie: right. >> caller: if we spend our days picking out the pick dillos of the stupid things rush limbaugh says and we don't lean on our president it be a little more to the left -- >> stephanie: i think we do. progressives, we certainly do. we've been very outspoken about what we disagree with on the president. i don't see how that's -- >> stephanie: obviously he has moved to the left. look at how happy progressives were with his inaugural address. he has moved to the left on some
issues. >> caller: it is wonderful window dressing and great theatre but i have yet to see one person from moody's or aig get prosecuted from this administration's doj. >> stephanie: as senator warren very aptly pointed out. >> she doesn't head up the department of justice. president obama is in charge of the department of justice and there hasn't been a single -- >> stephanie: matt, this was a good constructive conversation. i remain an obama apologist. >> the reasons those of us on the left don't say anything is because we get called nay-sayers by her. >> stephanie: you do it all the time. >> then we get shot down. >> stephanie: because it's my show! i can be an obama apologist and you can be nay-sayers, that's part of the magical charm of the show. [ ♪ magic wand ♪ ] i've said it over and over again. i don't care. my fellow obama apologist hal sparks will be here. i love this president. i do. i don't feel i have anything to
apologize for. i think he will go down in history as one of our greatest presidents. i'm not saying i'm not troubled by the drone stuff and i'm not saying i didn't get matt's points. >> matt said he was a fan of president obama and he would vote for him again however the drone thing is very troubling. >> stephanie: not like you two are allowed to speak, just because i'm a big bitch doesn't mean you don't get to talk. >> it bothers me that julian assange has to hide while the bankers keep -- >> the department of justice has done absolutely nothing about wall street. that is troubling. >> stephanie: we played those elizabeth warren cuts. >> she can say all of that but it is the department of justice -- >> stephanie: she has more power now that she's in the senate. >> it is the department of justice. he's headed up ultimately by president obama because it is part of the executive branch. >> stephanie: senator warren, we gave money to, sexy liberal in boston. that's a way of leaning on -- forcing people to the left or the administration. it is getting people --
remember, we did that article on what a great new liberal senate we have in terms of like a lot of the new people that have gotten in. so i'm saying i'm hopeful with senator warren. we have our alan grayson back in congress. [ applause ] >> i hope they have enough influence on the executive branch that the department of justice does something. >> stephanie: all right. i got off track there a moment i was talking about the sequester. obama said yesterday most americans agree with me which thank you using the bully pulpit -- this is what i'm saying is to call them out and go look at this polling. look at every issue that i just ran on and won on. he called it a manufactured crisis, a self-inflicted wound. declared doors open, willing to work with anybody to find better ways to achieve the same savings. he talked about the consequences yesterday. >> obama: emergency responders like the ones who are here today, their ability to help communities respond to and recover from disasters will be degraded.
border patrol agents will see their hours reduced. fbi agents will be furloughed. federal prosecutors will have to close cases and let criminals go. air-traffic controllers and airport security will see cutbacks which means more delays at airports across the country. >> and fewer pictures of your junk being taken at the airport so there's that. >> stephanie: you know what will happen on cue? republicans will be like look at all of the crimes going up and borders wide open, plane crashes. >> this is why the president must be denied a third term. >> stephanie: hurricane. look at the federal response was abysmal. >> meteors. over russia. not over america. >> no. >> stephanie: that's exactly what they'll do. they'll blame obama for everything. >> horse meat. >> stephanie: horse meat. obama. >> wild horse meat. couldn't drag me away. >> stephanie: terry in mobile, alabama.
>> caller: hi, steph. i love your show. i love to wake of you every morning with bill press and things keep getting better all day long. >> stephanie: that sounds dirty but go ahead. >> caller: i'm a self-described gun nut. i have enough guns to inveighed cuba. >> stephanie: are you planning that? >> caller: i'm happy about that. that's kept me alive for 63 years, having guns. >> stephanie: how so? >> caller: well, three times i've been attacked by convicted felons who have illegally obtained a firearm and tried to kill me with it. >> stephanie: where? in your house? >> caller: arizona. i'm down here in southeast where they don't even know what being armed is. they got a gun. they gotta show it to people. >> stephanie: oh. >> caller: but with me, when the bullets stopped flying, i turn myself over to the police. i'm a law-abiding citizen. it is the criminals we have to worry about. >> stephanie: right. >> caller: what i wanted to say
when i called is i love gun bans. i want an assault weapons ban. i want a large capacity magazine ban because when those nra nuts that i know so many of are running around, wild-eyed screaming, they're going to take our guns! the prices of the stuff that i bought 20 years ago goes sky high. >> stephanie: oh, i see. it is all about you. i get it, terry. all right. good point. his guns will be worth more. >> the price of guns will go up and some people can't afford to buy as many. >> stephanie: right. >> i think that was his point. >> stephanie: i don't get why you need so many guns. >> his point is the nra is fronting for the arms manufacturers so that -- >> stephanie: clearly. >> the whole strategy. profit. >> stephanie: wayne lapierrre's thing is a gun ad, basically. no matter what happens you need to buy a gun. chlamydia, buy a gun. shoot it off.
he brought up a whole host of things. >> chlamydia. >> stephanie: shoot it. okay. what's the thing he said? in the south, he was saying if you have a gun you need to show it to people. >> not sure what that means. >> stephanie: men think you need to -- you need to see it. there's a lot of things that go off in your hands. i trust you have it. >> did you hear about the pizzeria in virginia beach if you show your gun or concealed carry permit, you get 20% off your pizza. >> to start a gunfight, you might get 20% off your head. >> sure, there's that. >> stephanie: i'm looking at a picture of john mccain at this town hall, that's a perfect example of someone who should not have a gun. that's a permanent scowl. it is not policy to ask me questions at a town hall. >> he's a deeply unpleasant man. >> they didn't cover that part in game change. >> stephanie: 47 minutes after the hour. right back on "the stephanie miller show." >> announcer: she gets insulted
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mouth wetting lozenges which might have saved marco rubio's career. we're helpers. wow. misspelled hate mail. someone calls me a spasdic bitch. i think they meant spastic. >> did they expound on that? >> maybe some special forces. >> stephanie: thomas in atlanta. you're on "the stephanie miller show." hi, tom. >> caller: how you doin'? >> stephanie: good. go ahead. >> caller: oh yes, i was referring to the last caller whenever he was talking about the drone initiative. let me just say this. i'm a u.s. sailor, retired. disabled veteran. and it kills me that folks who have never been in the military want to talk about how we conduct business. >> stephanie: right. thomas i've gotten a lot of e-mails and calls with the same point basically that the
military's going to use whatever tools they have at their disposal to save lives. most soldiers say it saves a lot of american soldiers' lives. >> caller: that's what it's supposed to do. >> stephanie: tom what i'm saying is i get the point as americans, we don't care about civilian casualties. we do. we always historically have. it is not wrong that it troubles people right? >> caller: right. it's not wrong but in the same sense, whenever you go to yemen and you teach people how to kill us you commit an act of treason. you get put on that list. and to make another point see it took our president two years to find osama bin laden. george bush and dick cheney and rumsfeld, we had him in afghanistan. then they called us off. but like the last caller was saying no one has gone to jail. >> stephanie: even if they sent a drone in then, think how many more people would be alive
today. >> caller: oh, of course. >> stephanie: right. all right, honey, thank you. let's go to doug in maryland. hey, doug. welcome. >> caller: hi, steph. long time fan ever since you guys came to current. thank you guys for that. i have a wife in afghanistan right now. it makes me nuts when i look at fox this morning and they're saying our military might not be able to defend itself properly if they have these cuts. if we cut out the contractors in afghanistan right now my wife would get the per diem they got ten years ago in iraq. we would still have plenty of leftover money. i'm all for defense cuts if you do it correctly and get rid of the contractors and pay the people in the suits to do what they're supposed to do. >> stephanie: right. but that's the thing is doing it correctly. and the president talked about that yesterday. >> obama: my door's open. i put tough cuts and reforms on the table. i'm willing to work with anybody to get this job done. none of us will get 100% of what we want. but nobody should want these
cuts to go through because the last thing our families can afford right now is pain imposed by partisan recklessness and rigidity here in washington. as i said at the state of the union, the american people have worked too hard, too long, rebuilding from one crisis to see their elected officials cause yet another one. >> stephanie: dale in irvine, you're on "the stephanie miller show." >> caller: good morning. >> stephanie: hi. >> caller: i was piggybacking what tom is saying about the gentleman who would rather send six in and if they die so be it. i can't see how people who have never served and probably don't have -- if a son was in there he wouldn't want them to go in there and die. >> stephanie: i think darryl, i don't think seal team six can do everything everywhere in the world. >> caller: no, they can't. i wish we didn't have to lose any soldiers.
i wish -- most of us wish we weren't in there. i don't want to send someone else's children in there to prove my point. that's crazy. >> stephanie: darryl i think the success of the bin laden operation, you know, may also make people feel like everything always goes off perfectly without a hitch. we never lose one soldier and we take out the number one terrorist in the world. that was like an incredible amount of planning. an incredibly gutsy call on the part of the president. that's what i mean. in some ways, it may look so easy. why can't they solve everything, right? >> caller: it is a dangerous part. a friend of mine who served with me was first american killed in the green zone. safe part of iraq back in 2007. it is a dangerous part. i don't want to see anybody over there at all period. >> stephanie: yep, i hear ya. curtis in georgia real quick on the same subject. hey, curtis, go ahead. >> caller: good morning, how are you? >> stephanie: go ahead. 30 seconds. >> caller: i wanted to weigh in, we're fighting a different war. this is what we call
asymmetrical warfare. the enemy is not identified. you can't identify him. the use of drones be it against americans that claim to be terrorists or whatever they want to say is the best way to fight this war. and that's just the bottom line. if you don't have a defined line and an enemy using drones to kill the enemy is the best way to go. >> stephanie: all right. thank you curtis. 58 minutes after the hour. back with right-wing world maxine waters and more on "the stephanie miller show."
>> stephanie: jacki schechner time to put on your nurse jacki hat. at the risk of winding up the health bot. >> you know it. you pull the string and then i don't stop. >> stephanie: we'll have you on later. you have to operate 26 exchanges with little help. literally only half the states are going to -- how do you think that's going to play out? >> well, we wanted, when we were fighting for reform, we wanted a national exchange because it would have been something that had more bargaining power. it would have been a good thing. it was disbandedded to the state level, that was something we were concerned about. 26 states will have federal control anyway. >> stephanie: do you think the federal control ones will work better? >> that's so hard to tell. i just don't know. i can't foresee that either way. but it is an interesting dynamic. we can talk more about it. >> stephanie: in the meantime, take nurse jacki cap off.
back in your news cap jacki schechner in the current news center. vice president biden made some news in an online town hall with "parents" magazine when he said that if a reader is concerned about protecting herself from a possible intruder, she should buy a shotgun. he explained a shotgun would be just as effective as an assault rifle and easier to handle and there's no reason anybody needs 30 rounds. vice president himself owns two shotguns. something he often mentions and emphasized to participants of the town hall yesterday that no one is coming to take his or their guns. tomorrow the vice president is scheduled to travel to connecticut to participate in a gun violence gathering a conference addressing the issue of gun violence. that gathering is taking place about 12 miles from newtown connecticut. every year for the past 30 years, "national journal" ranks members of congress on their ideology. primarily based on roll call votes in relations to one another. so who wins top honors this year? well, this year's most
conservative senator goes to james rish a republican from idaho. you're forgiven for not recognizing the name. he's fairly low-key but very conservative. his most recent vote was against the violence against women act. liberal, we have a tie between udall of new mexico and richard blumenthal of connecticut. the "national journal" will put full results online tomorrow. and the white house correspondents association has tapped conan o'brien to headline this year's dinner. affectionately known as the nerd prom held on april 27th. o'brien did the honors once again all the way back in 1995. we're back after the break. >> jack, how old are you? >> nine. >> this is what 27 tons of marijuana looks like. (vo) with award winning documentaries that take you inside the headlines, way inside.
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>> caller: my husband is aerospace worker. he works -- a subcontractor for one of the big boys. you know, we've seen drones up close when they were prototypes when we went and toured one of the big boys. and let's face it. it is just a new -- it is just a new way of working weaponry. people who seem to think that you're not going to have any casualties be it military or civilian are insane. it is part of war. my husband was also former military. this is how war is. especially when you're in areas where guerrilla warfare is practiced. this is just the reality. drones are actually more efficient because they see things that human eyes cannot. they're more precise. they can map out areas better than we have ever done even from
planes because we're now computerized. it is like google earth. >> stephanie: but with a hell fire missile. >> caller: they don't always use hell fire missiles. yes, that's the bad end of what they can do. they can map out much better than they have ever done before. and our military has better strategy that way. >> stephanie: karen i -- you know -- >> caller: i hate supporting that. believe me. it kills me. i'm such a liberal. >> stephanie: listen, i was just going to say, i'm a liberal that wears a peace sign every day. >> caller: my household is supported with blood money. how do you think i feel? it is hard. >> stephanie: karen, i don't mean -- everybody says you reflexively defended the president. he ran on saying i want to run a
smarter course on terror. when you talk about civilian casualties, there is a lot of them in iraq -- >> caller: this is guerrilla warfare, people. we're no longer in the wars of world war ii where everybody wore the uniform and you shoot at the right uniform. this is a totally -- this is vietnam. this is way worse. you don't know who your enemy is. >> stephanie: i've had several soldiers call in and say i served in vietnam and i wish we had drones then. there is a world that we wished we live in and the world we live in, i guess. >> caller: right. like i said again i'm very liberal and i'm supported by the military industrial complex. i feel like the biggest hypocrite alive but then again i understand the need and you know it really sucks for me. like i said, i'm the biggest hypocrite alive. >> stephanie: that's the thing. it is not an easy issue. >> caller: no, it's not.
>> stephanie: i appreciate your call. >> the real question is what are we doing in afghanistan at all really. are we propping up the karzai regime staving off the inevitable? we're not going to stop terrorism. and the more accidental civilian deaths we cause -- >> stephanie: i get that. the more terrorists we create. i get it. let's dive into the right-wing world. [ ♪ circus ♪ ] sean happen sit not supportive of the president on the sequester. really? >> the plan the president is now calling "not smart not fair" was actually his solution to saving the economy but that's not what we heard today at the white house. instead, what we heard was our commander, campaigner and chief reverting back into election mode, of course, blaming republicans, using pathetic scare tactics to smear the opposition. found familiar? >> yeah, because you spout the same b.s. every day. that's why it sounds familiar. broken record you twit! >> stephanie: it is the same play every day. first president who has ever
practiced politics of any kind. talked about issues he ran on and won on. >> he's not campaigning. he can't win for a third term you half wit. >> stephanie: that's being complimentary. oh, stop it. okay. rush limbaugh. >> were it not so masterfully presented, this actually is -- this is a deranged mind here. my door is open. i put tough cuts and reforms on the table. he's not. there aren't any cuts, folks and there never are any cuts. and there haven't been. he certainly hasn't proposed any. >> first of all you're not going to do anything to the deficit by hitting social security and medicare. >> right. >> because those are in a lockbox. >> stephanie: i don't know how you argue that it is untrue. he has made cuts. that's what this whole fight is -- i don't understand how you go from a faulty premise.
i guess hiss willenners are -- listeners are used to. that mitt romney will win by a landslide. the president is cooking the jobs numbers. you'll see. wait until you see they'll be revised down. actually, they were revised up. >> they're always revised up. >> stephanie: i was perhaps incorrect again. >> he never said that. >> no. >> stephanie: never says that. it is just a new day. and you just forget what you said yesterday. [ ♪ magic wand ♪ ] >> it is like 50 first dates. >> it is the magic of radio. >> stephanie: always a new day. everything goes off into the ether. bill o'reilly on the president. >> today we have a far different society in america. one where the president of the united states who sets the tone, believes his country is not a fair place. and also believes that his mandate is to change the capitalistic system so that% washington, d.c. can provide and millions of americans are buying
in. if you don't succeed on your own, don't worry about it. not your fault. and checks will be sent to help you out. that philosophy zaps motivation and creates victimization. if the president believes the debt is stacked in favor of the rich folks what chance do i have? >> stephanie: they're just going to go with that for four years? the senate clause argument? okay. how does the audience feel about that? you are all stupid moochers. all right. >> okay. >> stephanie: steve ducey, fox news. >> background checks may lead to a national registration, national registration leads to -- from the sheriff's department. we want to see where your guns are. that's what has a lot of people here. >> it won't lead to any of that. >> background checks are to make sure you're not a crazy person. >> what has a lot of people
scared is lying like that. >> on fox so-called news. >> stephanie: you know what? we're doing something crazy out here in california i read about in the "l.a. times." we actually are taking people's guns but people who commit crimes that aren't supposed to have them anymore. >> that makes sense. >> stephanie: that will make the nra. [ explosion ] >> stephanie: people who committed crimes, the giant socialist cartoon hand to their doors. [knocking on the door] >> fred flintstone paw. >> exactly. >> crazy criminals have motor rights to a gun than the rest of us. how dare you! >> stephanie: okay. neil cavuto. >> i think they might pull this, a case of i don't know, bad -- pretty cold there. tens of thousands of environmental activists take to the streets in washington protest global warming in this middle of this arctic blast. >> stephanie: what did i just say yesterday when i read the stories about the climate
studies -- >> new jersey in the name of mars. >> stephanie: someone on fox news is going to go -- it is cold in the winter in the east and protestors. >> and neil cavuto didn't let you down. >> stephanie: no he did not. god bless him. we end with brian fisher on american family radio. >> one of the reasons i pray for president obama and virtually every day pray for him by name is that jesus taught us to pray for our enemies. president obama, ladies and gentlemen, we should be under no illusions here. president obama is not our friend. president obama is our enemy. he is seeking to restrict religious liberty. he wants to define the first amendment, free exercise of religion clause to one hour a week. that's what he wants to do. he is not our friend. >> stephanie: wow. >> that's treason. >> stephanie: i was going to say that sounded a little treasony. the president of the united states is our enemy? the enemy?
that's dangerous talk, isn't it? maybe the secret service needs to borrow the giant cartoon paw. [knock at door] >> isn't that the sound the cat made when he was out for the night? >> stephanie: right. >> then the cat will stay out for the night. [knock at door] >> stephanie: that concludes right-wing world. thank god. [ applause ] >> you didn't like that? >> stephanie: no. >> started to turn. >> stephanie: 17 minutes after the hour. you know, we talk about carbonite. how great was that letter i just read the other day. an item t. specialist, someone lost everything in her computer. they called the data recovery company. it will cost $2,000. what could she have done? carbonite for only $59 for the entire year? now everybody in the office has carbonite. you have all of your work stuff your pictures, your music in there. carbonite backs everything up continually. you don't have to remember to do it. you set it up once.
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>> announcer: stephanie miller. ♪ i've got a feeling ♪ ♪ that tonight's gonna be a good night ♪ ♪ that tonight's gonna be a good night ♪ ♪ that tonight's gonna be a good night ♪ >> stephanie: do it. >> do what? >> stephanie: 23 minutes after the hour. somewhere there exists a drunken video of me and jacki schechner and elizabeth fitzgerald singing this at the inauguration. with will.i.am. we were just offstage dancing and singing drunkenly as i recall. [ ♪ "jeopardy" theme ♪ ] >> stephanie: i think roland is holding it.
he will blackmail me at some point. >> you were singing and drunk the entire four days we were there. >> stephanie: right. this is different. this is with p. >> jim who said if they didn't like a government somewhere guatemala, iran, the dominican republic, chile, they brought it down. republicans are using the same tactic here at home. they find some way to undermine the government, discredits leaders, whatever it takes to destroy it. [ buzzer ] bad guess. that was chris matthews. who has not think republicans are fair enough. [ ♪ "jeopardy" theme ♪ ] >> stephanie: who said we are using in this country the same cold war c.i.a. tactics to destabilize our own country. look at the impact of the does not threats to shut down the government on public confidence. it is all in the ratings. it is making people forever nervous about the basic ability of america to have a running government. is that patriotic? i don't think so. who said that? >> william taft. >> stephanie: no. chris matthews. [ applause ] >> stephanie: the president on the sequester. >> obama: they don't have to
happen. there is a smarter way to do this. to reduce our deficits without harming our economy. but congress has to act. >> what a tyrant. >> stephanie: yes. here is senator john barrasso of wyoming basically saying uh-huh. >> i would say this to the president as i say it to you these spending cuts are going to go through on march 1st. taxes are off the table. >> he is the reason why people hate congress. because he's -- completely unwilling to work with anyone. >> destroy the country just to make the president look bad. oh, did i say that out loud? >> stephanie: michael tomasky in the "daily beast" has a great piece on this. this is all there is on fox news. the president hashtag obama quester. >> you got it right that time. >> stephanie: he writes whose idea was the sequester? why should it matter? outside of fox news land, it is an unimportant fact whose idea it was. the republicans are partial
owners of this idea and as the party who want the cuts to kick in they deserve to and will bear more responsibility for the negative impacts. you'll recall it was the first time in his talking about how we got here and opposition party attempted to attach any conditions to increasing the debt limit. this remember, this is how we got there. the republicans had the leverage at that point because it seemed plausible they were crazy enough to put the country into default. so fine the white house proposed it only months after republicans demanding huge spending cuts, refusing to prepare revenues. in other words, this was the administration's idea much in the same way it is an apparent idea to pay ransom to someone who's taken his child hostage. there was a gun to the white house head which was the possibility of the country going into default. never done before. never filibusters a cabinet pick before. >> get rid of social security and medicare or the dog gets it. >> stephanie: tomasky writes it would have remained a
proposal. if 218 republicans hadn't supported it, most republicans agreed the sequestration trigger was a good thing. paul ryan, all of them on tape saying what a good idea. it would force everyone to agree with a path forward in a long-term budget deal. >> how is that work out for you? >> stephanie: yeah. the republicans ace card is they know tomasky writes or they hope they're they know they're not equally affected. the blame will fall on the president. normally yes. but the majority of the people are on to them. they've wanted the spending reduction for two years. it hardly matters much who invented the mechanism for cuts. what matters is that people don't want them. i thought the president made a compelling case for yesterday. i think they think a clever hashtag is going to make people go look what the president did to the economy. tara in california about the sequester. hey, tara. >> caller: hi, stephanie. >> stephanie: hi. >> caller: first, i have to say that i end the evening with jon
stewart and i begin the morning with you and that's how i keep my sanity. >> stephanie: aww. thank you. >> caller: i'm so frustrated with all of this, with this hair on fire, chicken little persona that they try to put us all under. we've been doing this way before obama came into office. they were holding all the cards. all about them keeping their money. this is all about everybody -- screw everybody else. as long as they get what they want, i'm so tired of these parasitic little piss acts calling the rest of us moochers. >> stephanie: the person who pretends to hit you for years. eventually you stop flinching. okay you know what? stop. because literally the president is right. we launched from one crisis quote-unquote to another. right? >> caller: they're not done. they're going to try to keep it up for the whole four years. i'm going to say it out loud. it hasn't a damn thing to do with this man's policies. it is scary black man. >> stephanie: as we've said
over and over again, it is hard to tell which part of it is that but there are a lot of firsts with this administration in terms of disrespect for this man and this office. you stopped flinching years ago. i do that. you don't do anything. >> because i know you don't mean it. >> stephanie: right. damn it. stole my power. 29 minutes after the hour. representative maxine waters next on "the stephanie miller show." going to do the young turks. i think the number one thing that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they know that i'm not bs'ing them with some hidden agenda, actually supporting one party or the other. when the democrats are wrong, they know that i'm going to be the first one to call them out. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us.
with a horrible personality. >> stephanie: awesome. it is "the stephanie miller show." 34 minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-12 the phone number toll free from anywhere. lot going on in washington. no one we like to talk to better than representative maxine waters of the great state of california. good morning congresswoman. >> good morning, how are you? >> stephanie: i'm fine. as exhausted as you are as the president calls it, one manufactured crisis after another. i thought he made a great case yesterday on the sequester cuts. >> absolutely. it's real. and it is so important that people understand this. not only did he make a great case, it is a warning and you can get involved in this. you can pressure the conservatives to make sure they don't allow the sequestration to take place because if it does, it is going to hurt so many people. it is real. >> stephanie: congresswoman again, it almost seems
incredible and yet not here we go again. this is next friday. the president put out another -- an idea of doing a short term thing. some people call it kicking the can down the road. it literally -- we're at a point where it just seems -- ungovernable, you know what i mean. the position the republicans have put us in. i don't know how do you see this playing out this time? >> well, you're absolutely correct. it is kicking the can down the road continues to happen. you know, we entered into this when we were trying to raise the debt ceiling. they insisted on tremendous cuts and so we worked out something to kick the can down the road, to pay the bills of the government. and to deal with this at a later time. we thought that this would be so awesome that they would see the light by the time we got to this point. and they would join with us in coming up with a way by which to get revenue in and to pay down
the debt. and do incredible balancing of the budget this way. but no, they're saying let it kick in. we don't care. we don't care if we prevent young kids from having a head start practice. we don't care if we endanger this country by not paying for our first responders who have the responsibility for our safety and security. we don't care if the food does not get inspected. this is serious! >> stephanie: i'll say. boy, when it comes at a time when again, for the first time in history as you say we got here because for the first time in history, they literally threaten toed have the united states go into default and tie it to this. now they have filibustered a republican war hero as the president's cabinet pick. again, first time in history. i just -- you feel like we just had an election. >> they're just obstructionists.
they have said that they wanted to change government as we know it. they're trying to take it apart piece by piece. these are people who hate government. they work in it but they came to destroy it. and it is so obvious. i think that they began to define themselves in this election. that's why they did so poorly. and you know, i think the american people are finally waking up and seeing that despite the fact they encourage us to get along to work together to compromise. there is no compromising with these people! they are mean. they're ornery and out to destroy this government. and thus, the democracy. >> stephanie: representative i was reading a quote from chris matthews. he literally compared it to how we would bring down enemy governments from the inside. the republicans are trying to do to -- i think what they're hoping for is they know how much the cuts will hurt the economy and then they'll blame the president, right? >> oh, yes. oh absolutely. every opportunity that they get to blame the president, to lie
to the american public, they do that. even recently, i heard that when the president announced that he put together this database so that they could get people more involved in government, more involved in issues, you know, addressing this through action and all of that, now they're calling it -- he gathered all of the secret information on everybody. ah-ha. see, we told you that your government is not your friend. they're invading your privacy. they have all of this information. they're going to use it against you. it is absolutely crazy! >> stephanie: well, yeah. again, i was just reading a piece from the "daily beast." he was saying, mike tomasky was saying he think the american people are on to the republicans. this is what the president was using the bully pulpit for yesterday. do you think so? this is what they're betting on. this is now the third or so game of chicken in a row they're playing with the president.
how do you think this is going to play out? >> well, i think it is going to backfire on them. the american public is indeed understanding the difference between the democrats and the republicans and the right-wingers and the tea party people and what they're doing. even though they recognize that they're in trouble at least some of them recognize that and they're supposed to be getting together to strategize and to change their ways and to show some respect to immigrants and all of that, they just can't seem to let it go. they just can't seem to do the right thing. and so i think they're headed toward the end of a republican party because the american people are getting on to them. they're going to continue to learn about who they are. i think it will bring them down. >> stephanie: newt gingrich, as much as said that. they won't vote for immigration if they think it's the president's because they don't like him. this is what we've come to? >> this is what we've come to.
mitch o'connell said his number one priority was to bring this president down. that's what we're dealing with. >> stephanie: i was struck, congresswoman, you were there in the hall for the state of the union which i thought was tremendous. i thought here are people clapping politely. the house republicans are going to try -- they're not going to try to do anything the president proposed largely the american people are on his side for. that's why they voted for him. they literally -- and i think john boehner said as much. none of that is going to happen they've just talked about in the state of the union. >> yeah. i think they're showing who they really are when they did not vote to help the people after the hurricane and the storm with sandy. and you know, this has never happened either. this is what this country does. we come to the aid of a community, of a city, of a state. whenever there is a natural
disaster. and people are you know, put in very difficult situations with their homes being destroyed. and we have to fight to get them to vote to support rebuilding and giving emergency aid. so they're crazy. >> stephanie: i love how you say it. you say it the way it is. congresswoman waters you know, obviously a lot of the emotional high point everybody thought the speech was clearly -- the president's thoughts on gun control. during the state of the union. but i mean, even -- where we've gotten in the debate in this country. there's ted nugent sitting in the chamber who has threatened the about -- the president's life. i heard some republican agreed with a right wing radio host and had to apologize the president is using gabby giffords as a prop in the gun control debate. have we gotten to the point where we can't have a decent human debate about these issues? >> we're way past the point where we can have a decent
debate. not only have they undermined this president in extraordinary ways, you know and people rallied with guns on their side, they said he was not born in the united states. every opportunity that they get to try and destroy him. they use it. you saw their reaction at the state of the union. these are guys who couldn't show sympathy for gabby giffords who, you know, almost lost her life in that extraordinary attack on her! and they don't care. they don't respect the fact that these children were killed in the way that they were killed up in connecticut. and when he did that extraordinary moment, when he talked about babies, they should have been on top of the ceiling
applauding with us. some of them did not stand or applaud. >> stephanie: congresswoman waters, do you think legislatively this time is different on gun control or no? >> i beg your pardon? >> stephanie: do you think things are different this time legislatively on gun control or not? >> i think that we've reached the time we're going to get something. i think the centerpiece of it is going to be universal background checks. i think we have a consensus and i think we'll be able to pull a few from the opposite side of the aisle to join in a majority on that. i think that, you know, the fact that your gun dealers, you know, have to do these background checks. but these people at these gun shows selling guns out of the back of their cars don't have to do it. we'll have to close that loophole. we have to have universal background checks on everybody. i think we can get to that. i think we might be able to get to some mental health resources and ways by which we can be
supportive of families and individuals who have problems that we need to teach them how to recognize and what to do and places to go to deal with that. so there are a few things that i think it will change but i don't believe we're going to take the huge step, the big step and really deal with an assault weapons ban in the way that many americans would like to do. >> stephanie: well, you know, i -- you know me. i'm a happy clappy liberal but i guess at this point, you have to feel like anything is better than nothing. who knows. if we get a new congress, what we can get done down the road. >> we're working very, very hard to get something done. the nra has been in control for too long. you know, literally all of the congress of united states of america. all of this money that they put out there to lobby you know, well over a million dollars every year. and then, you know, the support for their candidates and the
attempt to you know, stop candidates who are opposed to guns, they spend $7, $8 million doing that in the last election. they've intimidated elected officials for far too long. i'm pleased to see what mayor bloomberg is doing. mayor bloomberg is targeting those pro gun candidates. he's up in chicago where the seat for jesse jackson jr. is being contested. he is going to stop the candidates that is pro gun. he just knocked off one of the candidates here in california. in the last election. so we're finding that resources are gathering and gabby giffords and her husband started a foundation and so maybe they can put some support behind candidates who want to stand up but that are scared so that they can really vote their conscience on this stuff. >> stephanie: absolutely. way pastime. speak of which way pastime. you have to get back to democracy now.
>> yes yes. >> stephanie: somebody has to do. it. >> so good talking with you. >> stephanie: you too. always a pleasure. >> please keep going! >> stephanie: thank you. i appreciate it. congresswoman maxine waters. >> love her! >> stephanie: all right. i will never forget the time i had to speak right after her. after she made an entire church i think levitate. now, here's lame ass white girl. [ crickets chirping ] >> who's she? >> stephanie: 46 minutes after the hour. right back on "the stephanie miller show." >> announcer: the left roars back! [cat meows] it's "the stephanie miller show." (vo) next, current tv is the place for compelling true stories. >> jack, how old are you? >> nine. >> this is what 27 tons of marijuana looks like. (vo) with award winning documentaries that take you inside the headlines, way
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♪ dude looks like -- >> stephanie miller ♪ dude looks like -- >> stephanie miller. >> stephanie: it is the "the stephanie miller show." hump days with sexy liberal hal sparks coming up it he top of the hour. kevin in chicago with analogy on the sequestration. steph, it is like president obama coming across a dead person that john boehner shot and boehner shoving the gun in president obama's hands and screaming hey look what the black guy did. >> well, not quite. [ applause ] >> stephanie: sayin'. all right. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] we were talking about the gun debate. republicans that are unhelpful in every way. missouri republican wants to make it a law to propose gun laws. >> a felony to propose a law? >> you can't make it a felony to propose a law. >> stephanie: he knows that. he doesn't expect his bill to
pass. he filed a bill criminalizing certain language to make a point about freedom. >> well then, he's just being an a-hole. >> you have the freedom to not -- do what i want you to do. >> stephanie: he loves the second amendment so much, he wants to make it a felony for state lawmakers to propose legislation that would violate it. his bill comes amid a flurry of regulations. okay. [ whatever! ] >> stephanie: i'm guessing this is going to be on [ bleep ] fox tonight. obama responding to a child's plea for gun control. remember when he did the press conference and a lot of the kids that wrote to the president. they wrote letters expressing concern? the white house released a photo of obama responding to one of the letters. the letter says no guns. from a little kid and the president appears to write proud of you. [ ♪ dramatic ♪ ] >> shocking. >> stephanie: remember the ad about the black hand?
yeah. >> really? >> stephanie: black hand taking your gun away. with>> with a pen. >> you should shoot that pen right out of his hand. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] >> stephanie: i don't want to reopen this whole violent video games can of worms here. >> okay. here we go. go ahead. uh-huh. >> stephanie: law enforcement sources say adam lanza was motivated by violent video games and saw himself as direct competition, the norwegian man who killed -- revic. he wanted to top his death toll and targeted nearby sandy hook because it was the easiest target with the largest cluster of people. evidence shows that in his mind, lanza was acting out one of the fantasies of the video game. for lanza, the deaths amounted to some kind of score.
investigators -- say they recovered what they called a trove of video games from the basement of his home. sources say he spent countless hours there honing his computer shooting skills. lanza made multiple visit toes gun ranges with his mom and practiced together with actual weapons. wow. i'm just saying i know we can't ban them, chris. i just think they're not helpful. >> am i in any of them? >> could be. you're pretty much in everything. >> stephanie: that's what they're saying. it is a score. somebody was saying last night on tv, if you don't get -- you don't get a win for hitting somebody. it is like it is a kill. in these games. >> there are kids in canada who play games all day long in blacked out rooms. >> stephanie: you know i'm a gun grabber. i'm the biggest gun grabber there is. >> you don't get these kinds of things in canada. >> because they're not afraid in
canada. they have a government that takes care of its citizens. >> stephanie: michael moore made that point. rhonda in texas, you're on "the stephanie miller show." hello, rhonda. >> caller: hello, stephanie and everyone there that i love so much. i had a thought about the sequestration. i think perhaps it might be time for a little old-fashioned activism. i think everybody who has heard their job called out possibly to be lost in the sequestration and anybody who might support stopping the sequestration should call in sick friday and let's have a sequestration sample day. >> stephanie: it is like the film day without a mexican. what l.a. would be like. [ wah wah ] >> stephanie: for all of you people who want people to self-deport. [ whatever! ] >> stephanie: the "daily beast" with some great stuff lately. republicans ugly and shameful.
chuck hagel filibuster. republicans have doubled down with their shameful filibuster of secretary of defense chuck hagel. add to this fresh insult of rand paul to put a hold on john brennan. looks like republicans are backing a cynical strategy that could compromise national security while proliferating partisanship. let's put it this perspective. republicans decided to filibuster a republican secretary of defense nominee. someone mitch mcconnell once called one of the most respected foreign policy. someone john mccain said would be an excellent secretary of state in his administration. it's fictional one. avalon writes this bitter confirmation fight is sadly ironic because picking a member of the opposite party usually an olive branch. remember how that would be seen as outreach? no longer. the abuse of a filibuster to delay or block the confirmation of the secretary of defense raises questions about filibuster reform because if a senator had to hold the floor and risk his bladder like jimmy
stewart in "mr. smith goes to washington" while keeping 51 of his colleagues on the floor during presidents' day weekend my guess is this block wouldn't have occurred. >> i guess i'll just have to speak to the people of my state from right here. i'll tell you one thing the wild horses aren't going to drag me off this floor until the people have heard what i have to say, even if it takes all winter. >> even if i have to pee in a can teen. stand here. >> stephanie: that was the actual one. the hate field game of kabuki continues. nato summit days away. this can't be the headline that republicans want. play politics with national security. [ applause ] >> stephanie: oh. in other g.o.p. news. fight, fight fight fight! [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] depicts karl rove in an ss outfit. did you see this? stand back and let them do the work themselves. a top tea party group taking it
to a new level. fund-raising e-mail featuring an e-mail of him in an ss universal. wipe the smirk off karl rove's face. tea party patriot. >> why do they all have three names? >> stephanie: i don't know. the spokesman for the patriots of the image -- it was never approved. right. that just happens. sometimes by accident. just the way -- just like pocket tweets. right back. hump days with hal sparks next on "the stephanie miller show."
>> stephanie: all right tv land. sexy liberal hal sparks coming up for hump days with hal sparks. healthcare geek jacki schechner i want to talk more about the 26 state health exchanges that are getting no local help. >> bits and pieces for me on these breaks. >> stephanie: i'm trying to squeeze you dry of healthcare information. no, i know he didn't get into it last time. so literally half the states are going to be run -- the exchange will be run federally. half will be run by the states. >> not h half.f. somemeilill l be p ptntnerershipipanandd then s somome e ofof them, t t s statatetes are going to run themselves. you want me to name the states? >> stephanie: which one do you think will run better? the state run or the federal run? >> it is so hard to tell. there's something on the state level where states know what works best for them. but at the same time, there's something to the uniformity of the national one. they may be able to work that out better. there's a sense they'll build a template, that might be more effective.
>> stephanie: all right. we'll do a full-blown corner tomorrow. >> you keep promising me things. >> stephanie: all right. >> i go to bed disappointed. >> stephanie: welcome to my world. there she is. jacki schechner in the current news center. >> good morning, everybody. yesterday a security company released a report on chinese cyber threats to u.s. agencies and corporations. now, according to reuters the white house is releasing new proposals to combat hackers who are going after u.s. trade secrets and costing american companies hundreds of billions of dollars. china has denied the accusations, calling the report unprofessional and says it, too is a victim of global cyber attacks. but executives from g.e. and american superconductors are expected at the white house today to meet with attorney general eric holder and other cabinet members to talk about the white house strategy. both companies do business with china. house intelligence leaders -- house intelligence committee leaders claim the u.s. lost more
than $300 billion due to trade secret cyber theft naming china in particular and calling the degree of theft unprecedented. former congressman jesse jackson jr. is in court today facing charges that he siphoned off campaign funds for personal use. his wife has a separate hearing later this afternoon facing charges she filed false tax returns for the past six years. both are expected to plead guilty but sentencing won't take place for another few weeks. he faces up to five years in prison. her maximum is three. jackson and his wife reportedly took $750,000 of campaign money and bought everything from a rolex watch to children's furniture. we're back after the break.
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to see her for a month. so i have to wait for a month to have -- fine, nobody help me. >> health plan you have us on. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: i shouldn't have been so cheap. now all i need is garlic, onions and rotten eggs, the secret to long life. >> what? >> stephanie: that just might make life seem longer. sulf identify. the smell of longevity. provided it is taken in the right dose. like that roll-on testosterone is supposed to be great unless you get it on anyone else in your family. >> and your family will die. [ screaming ] >> stephanie: bloomberg story. >> your daughter's testicles will drop. >> stephanie: if your daughter's testicles have descended, perhaps you shouldn't have gotten the roll on test testosterone on her. >> stephanie: hydrogen
sulfide. old people will take anything to stave off their all-consuming fear of death. >> fuming, too. >> at every turn. there it is, death. my age the mind starts playing tricks. ah! death. oh. where were we? death! >> stephanie: that was john mccain at his town hall yesterday. how do you get these hydrogen sulfides? diets rich in garlic, onions and rotten eggs. [farting sounds] >> you can just eat eggs. >> omelet with onions and dparlic. >> stephanie: wowee. julie from seattle says mama, results are in. mitch mcconnell is the least popular senator in america human and/or turtle. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] he is only a 37% approval rating in his home state of kentucky. julie says it is enough to make a varmint want to climb back
under some leaves with a bottle of bourbon. >> you're a talking turtle! >> stephanie: mitch mcconnell, the most unpopular senator in the nation. faces a 55% disapproval rating from kentucky voters. that's the worst favorable unfavorable rating of any senator. [ applause ] >> wow. >> perhaps i will be denied a 247th term. >> stephanie: campaign manager says -- because it is a ppp poll. they have an agenda to make mitch mcconnell look bad. the ppp poll director said when republicans are arguing with pollsters, they're losing. this is the same kind of stuff we heard from mitt romney's campaign in the congressional races. we think he was accurate as i recall. "the washington post," our friend katrina vanden hoogel writes a mitch that needs scratching. senate majority leader mitch
mcconnell finds himself in a tough situation. just 17% of kentucky voters are committed to voting. given how odd she is, it is no wonder. time and time again mcconnell has ignored the needs of the people while staunchly defending pay to play system that shields him from legitimate challengers. kentuckians might be fed off. salon.com, the tea party is beating mitch mcconnell. line-up of primary challenger already succeeding with pushing mcconnell to the far right which we'll see in the sequestration, all of that stuff. >> stephanie: i don't think john boehner has ever pronounced that correctly. hashtag. >> hashtag. >> stephanie: wow. okay. and in other tea party news, "the huffington post" writes the ted cruz missile gift to democrats, the people of texas
have sent their very own cruz missile to the senate. said to destroy any remaining vestiges of modern republicans. and just about certain to alienate republican-leaning independents everywhere. yeah, that guy. piece of work. >> 250 communists in the state department. >> stephanie: if he spends the next few months doing what he's done since the 3rd -- the approval disapproval numbers dismal for both parties but worse for republicans. congressional democrats at 33% approval. 59% disapproval. congressional republicans at 19% approval. 72% disapproval. he was talking about what he did in these -- the chuck hagel hearings. he literally demanded proof that chuck hagel had never taken money from north korea. he had no documentation to back up his demand. even benghazi all the time senators mccain and graham -- they wills vote against confirming hagel. completely unjustified personal
attack on a war hero and former republican senator. that guy is -- ted cruz. ooh. [ applause ] >> icky. he makes me wrinkle my nose. >> stephanie: right? let's go to ray in michigan. you're on "the stephanie miller show." hi, ray. hello, ray. or not. kelly in virginia. hi kelly welcome. you're on "the stephanie miller show." >> caller: good morning, guys. >> stephanie: hi. >> caller: i just have a quick question. somebody please define this for me. but isn't the g.o.p. behavior in the congress kind of equivalent to treason? >> stephanie: yes. there is an easy answer to that and it is yes. it is what i was saying chris matthews was talking about. the c.i.a. used to bring down governments from within. and this is what the republicans apparently want to do. >> wouldn't they prosecute somebody for treason? why can't they be prosecuted? >> stephanie: listen, i'm down with that. by the way we've been talking
about scott brown. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] why do people lie about things? you can't pocket tweet full words and sentences. >> no, you can't. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] >> stephanie: after midnight on a weekend just sayin'. i'm just guessing. >> nothing good happens from midnight to 8:00 a.m. on a weekend. >> stephanie: i'm guessing brown liquor was involved. he has no plans to run for senate again. he could be looking at running for governor. just saying. they're saying he'll have to negotiate the mistakes of his last campaign, the bizarre questioning of elizabeth warren's racial heritage, the video of them doing the tomahawk chop. hills meandering answer about his favorite supreme court justice. he named all of them. >> just to be sure. >> stephanie: i like everybody. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] >> stephanie: chris christie denying a report he told a union official he agrees with 98% of what andrew cuomo thinks on the
issues. larry, political director of the plumbers, pipe fitters, those guys. he quoted christie as saying i'm not much different than cuomo. i probably agree with him on 98% of the issues. christie had to put out an immediate statement saying i'm sure i didn't say that. what i do believe is governorio governorio -- governorio moaned i have a lot of similarities in the way we were raised. governor cuomo. >> stephanie: you know our good friend adam smith from the great state of washington. speaking of things he agrees with andrew cuomo on. it would make benefits to similar sex military spouses a law. it would include benefits named by leon panetta's policy announced monday. additional benefits not included under the current policy. authoring the bill is a matter of bringing federal government in line with progress that's
been made on the state level. several states allow for same-sex marriage. we now are going to have to make the lgbt community serving openly within the military. how do we make sure we protect their benefits? even with don't ask don't tell, there is a ton of discrimination in there. >> the argument i'm trying to make is same-sex marriage is legal. don't ask don't tell counter serves the military's functioning properly to have discrimination within the ranks. to which i say ♪ let's hear it for the boy ♪ >> stephanie: time for everybody to have equal rights i think. [ applause ] >> stephanie: hump days with sexy liberal hal sparks. >> announcer: there's a tea party in her pants and you're invited. call right now. 1-800-steph-12.
>> mars needs stephanie miller. >> stephanie: what's that heavy breathing i hear? why could it be? people watching on current. hump days with hal sparks. >> yes, yes! >> so i think i figured it out. >> stephanie: hi hal. >> hi. >> i think that congress is being run by the political equivalent of cutters.
like the self-inflicted wounds sheerly for the feeling of being present or mattering -- >> stephanie: feeling anything. >> creating a crisis. >> feeling anything at all. >> stephanie: feel like they're alive. >> john mccain's -- his little press complaint yesterday. his little personal -- gathering of the constituents so he can remind them that they work for him. he struck me as a waiter that the manager hasn't had the conversation with yet. you know what i mean? he worked there so long that like well, john's been here. he's our oldest waiter. he's been here for a long time. he gets a little crotchety sometimes and the new young manager -- >> or forgetful. >> right. hasn't like taken him aside and said john, i know you're a valuable member here at chili's but -- [ laughter ] >> if someone wants breadsticks you bring them breadsticks. you don't go eh?
loser! and throw someone else's silverware on the table. you can't do that. that is kind of what he does. effectively, that's the john mccain strategy for governance. eh! >> stephanie: drunkenly cutting himself in front of the president. >> i'm all said inside, mr. president. oh, don't do that. >> squirting all over the place. >> in all honesty, i think it is this level of self-imimportance that has struck d.c. to where everybody is convinced they're the president. if they're not ever going to be elected to president, they can act and obstruct and when you as a single senator can stop any bill from going through anonymously, then how do we have a representative government anymore? i mean what is my vote matter in my state or any other if some -- if jim demint can shut down a bill without ever admitting he's shutting down a bill? it is silly. >> stephanie: boehner is so
ham handed about it. the president's sequester -- the president. every statement he makes is another version of i know you are but what am i? he did it! >> obama quester just rolls off the tongue. you know what i mean? kind of like watergate and white watergate. >> stephanie: hashtag obama. >> surprised he didn't call it sequester gate. >> what's the difference? >> barry gate. >> stephanie: at least their media has their eye on the ball. they're covering the important issues. why can't they get a picture of the president with tiger woods? >> this is not a trivial issue. what we care about is access to the president of the united states. whether it is a democrat or a republican. this is about the very serious issue of transparency. >> stephanie: right. republicans take us off the cliff. and that's -- >> that's what they want to do is be able to yell mr. president, have you met any of tiger's mistresses? i need access so i can scream that question from the side of
the green! unfortunately, that's what -- >> they're just star struck. they want to get close to tiger woods. >> stephanie: have you met any of the hoochie mamas? >> was it "the washington post" article, like 15th paragraph they get to the point where they put the white house aside which was the white house regards a lot of the reporters as whining narcissistic and self-important. they really want their spin on the article more so than they want to actually convey information. >> stephanie: thank god tiger woods spoke. >> playing with mr. president was pretty cool. he is a wonderful person to be around. and we won. if he calls up and says hey tiger, you want to play. there is a process that's involved. i was invited to play. he hit the ball well. got an amazing touch. he can certainly tip and putt. >> interesting, i guess the
president's -- method of speaking is contagious. at some point. play one golf game with him. you will start talking like that. kind of amazing. >> who am i listening to? >> that's amazing. >> stephanie: move, i'm lining up my putt. jim in texas, you're on with hal. >> caller: hello. >> stephanie: hello, jim. >> caller: can you hear me? >> stephanie: indeed. >> caller: the reason i called, i wanted to tell you that i'm probably your best fan. i remember you when you were a teenage host on "i've got a secret." >> stephanie: when i was a child star. >> what went wrong. the terror of progressive talk. >> caller: i also wanted to mention that can you remember before the election that all of the economists for romney were saying that if romney was not elected, the entire economy would collapse.
>> stephanie: right. >> caller: guess what. the dow is poised to go to its highest level in history. all of these hypocrite economists that were telling us that the world would end if romney wasn't elected. >> stephanie: yeah jim. how about -- has jack welch apologized for saying the president was cooking the books on the jobs numbers and they've only been revised upwards. >> we want to see the dow's birth certificate. >> it really does have a lot to do with -- the unfortunate part is our economy is based on mood as much as it is. and when they manipulate it around the elections -- >> shut up. >> cause it to -- >> stephanie: the dow was premenstrual. feeling oversensitive. >> i need chocolate! >> if john boehner ever becomes the chairman of the fed we're in big trouble! i feel miserable cut interest
rates. i can't take it. >> stephanie: hack in oklahoma. hey. >> caller: dow is at the highest level in history? what self-allowing marxist allows that to happen? >> stephanie: see what you did there? >> caller: about that picture of karl rove. >> i haven't seen it myself but i can imagine it with those glasses. doesn't he kind of -- doesn't he look like a slightly row under it heimlich? >> he looks like the guy in raiders. what shall we talk about? >> the guy whose face melts off. >> stephanie: that guy. it is time to play which nazi karl rove resembles. [ ♪ "jeopardy" theme ♪ ] we're not the ones. the tea party. >> granted, to give them a little bit of -- you know, space to be crazy their cultural references are very slim. home schooled, not a lot --
probably two vhs tapes in the house. >> stephanie: the tea party said it was a mistake. they meant to put him in -- >> they spell his name with a k. >> sorry. it was an accidental six hour photo shop job. >> stephanie: 29 minutes after the hour. right back. hump days with hal sparks on "the stephanie miller show."
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>> is it just me or does that stripper look exactly like -- >> stephanie miller. >> stephanie: huh? it is "the stephanie miller show." hump days with sexy liberal hal sparks. >> sometimes you smell like hot brie. >> stephanie: sometimes the fox chiron is the comedy. was the russian meteor a plot by president obama to prove that global warming is real? >> oh, you know you're right! >> i think that's a famous debunked photo shop. >> stephanie: it could be real. >> that's not even the font they use for fox news chirons. >> again, we don't want to go too far down the mitch mcconnell hole where you write a le to your constituents. did you guys talk about that earlier today at all? yeah. mitch mcconnell apparently fell for an onion blog. and it said that former guantanamo detainees were going to college on the g.i. bill. they were getting g.i. bill funds.
he wrote a very concerned letter. a very concerned -- yeah, his -- >> stephanie: he's united states senator. >> which surprises me he's got his -- you know, the lowest rating of any senator. >> concerns. charles darwin is moving toward spiegel. >> stephanie: since my last family reunion in the galapagos islands. >> i'm writing on behalf of constituents. contact me regarding post-9-11 g.i. benefits. i would appreciate your response to my concerns. >> what a dope. >> what an ignore amous. >> stephanie: bill o'reilly hosted glenn beck to discuss excerpts from a seminar released by judicial watch. they talked government workers to be racist. >> huh? >> stephanie: you want to know
the details? >> yes please. >> stephanie: a socialologist and lecturer talks about workplace diversity. he said the following. in the footage pilgrims did not hand over their passports to native americans. he doesn't like calling people minorities. he likes to call them emerging majorities. a better understanding of issues facing african-americans can become an extension of each other's quest to make americans stronger and heather for all of us. >> the problem is what exactly? >> stephanie: then he says say thank thank you to black folks. that was too much for glenn beck. he said look at what this government is doing. this government under barack obama is hiring people to teach people how to be racist. everyone needs to say thank you black man, thank you black man. what's with this? we're all in this together. here's an organization that is our government spending your tax dollars trying to teach this nonsense. they're teaching that the white man came over and stole the land from the indians. >> excuse me for one second while i flip out.
everybody might want to cover your ears. it's black history month! >> stephanie: you all right? he's back, everybody. >> of all months to go on television and complain about black people getting thanked or treated nicely -- >> during black history month. >> do it in january you createton. >> stephanie: call your congressman and tell them pull the funding from the usda which provides food stamps for children. >> pull the food stamps from the u.s. department of agriculture? [ whatever! ] >> are you saying that glenn beck would prefer to be horse meat? clearly that would be the case. >> he's a horse's ass. >> that's cannibalism. >> stephanie: ray in michigan. you're on with hal. >> caller: hi, steph. first of all i love your show. i am a security officer by trade. >> stephanie: uh-huh. >> caller: i'm a liberal and i'm a gun. i don't own 63 guns but i feel that there is no need for --
with a few exceptions, any need to have assault weapons and high-capacity magazines in civilians, period. >> right. >> you're not alone. >> caller: yeah. the exception being obviously police s.w.a.t. teams. >> stephanie: you agree with joe biden. get a shotgun. i go one step further. just get a box like mine. a sound effects box. >> who's there? >> stephanie: hold on. >> yeah, right. >> okay. i'm leaving now. >> sorry. >> stephanie: i'm not sure it was the best advice to fire a couple of shots off the back porch. shouldn't you have some idea what you're firing at? that was joe biden's advice. >> it is the ruth gordon approach. >> get out of here and leave my house! trying to run up on a helpless little old -- [ gunfire ]
[ laughter ] >> get out of here. >> stephanie: buy a box and you have a ruth gordon impression. >> ruth gordon. get out of here, you horse's ass. >> it would be enough to scare you. >> stephanie: just that and throw me in the clover. >> throw me in the clover. roll me in the clover. now you just get yourself a nice, long look and i will be in the office. [ laughter ] >> thank you. [ applause ] it has been a long time since she's visited. >> any which way but loose or any which way you can? >> actually that was a confluence of the two. throw me in the clover is from any which way you can. but the shotgun on the porch is from every which way but loose. when the biker gang rolls up and
she shoots at them. [ gunfire ] she gets knocked over by the gun blast. whoever this gun training guy handed her a load weapon. she accidentally pulls the trigger and the weight of the blast almost knocks this 98-year-old woman over. [ gunfire ] and this is great look where she clearly was not expecting it. they edit out whatever noise she made. it is amazing. >> stephanie: even if you had prince in your house, that would probably discourage -- >> that's michael jackson. oh. that's another michael. >> stephanie: torah in california. hi tara, you're on with hal. >> caller: hey, hal, how you doing? >> hi. >> caller: i have a point to make about the g.o.p.'s hypocrisy during the chuck hagel nomination. i think it is really interesting that they're demanding five years of records from hagel but
they were fine with romney only giving us two years. >> of course. >> stephanie: hypocrisy among the g.o.p. ranks, tara? >> to be fair, chuck hagel is raring to be secretary of defense and of course, mitt romney was running for a much lower office. a couple of secrecy that the president has -- i guess the secretary of defense wouldn't. >> stephanie: ted cruz has a feeling his money comes from north korea. spidey sense tells him. >> everything i read on the internet is free. i got a feeling. >> stephanie: speaking of campaign -- the supreme court takes a campaign finance case. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] the case argues that the limit on what individuals are allowed to give candidates and party and tax is an unconstitutional violation of the individual owner's free speech right. are we going further down the
citizens united hole? >> yes we are. scalia will vote for that. he will strike that limit down. he's basically said so much over the last few years. >> stephanie: samuel alito at the last state of the union very clearly said no. no! not true! that's not -- that won't happen. >> we don't have precedence in the supreme court. >> where did you get that idea? >> now that they've done unlimited amounts of foreign money and next it will be corporations or people as a ratified thing. therefore multinational corporations will be allowed to spend as much money on american elections as they want and they won't have to say that they're doing it. there will be no limit. so what could go wrong? monsanto is picking your president. >> stephanie: dana in maryland, you're on with hal. >> caller: good morning, guys. how are you? >> stephanie: good.
go ahead. >> caller: hey hal. i'm going to one up the other caller. i remember you from vh-1, this is the '80s, danny bonaduce. >> i didn't have to see any of those other people. that was the nice thing about that show. >> you've never met mo. >> i've met m orc but only at events to promote things that we've done together that i didn't see him while doing. so weird. tv i've done those -- >> stephanie: i've done those. come sit in a room by yourself and give us hours of material. >> caller: i get both of your shows for $9.99. i listen to hal on saturdays. >> wcp radio. chicago. >> they -- the republicans are narcissist. bush never golfed during important things going on? >> stephanie: everything is
different now. no president has ever played politics or played golf. >> elizabeth warren should get a clue. spitzer and get all of these people together and we should make the calls because i want to see the bankers go to jail. enough is enough. let's make the calls. and let's -- i think she's a great start. >> she can't be in there alone. >> caller: what do you think about that? >> absolutely. if you look at from daily kos to -- they do a lot of aggregate work working on getting blue candidates into the house seats and senate seats. especially as we gear up for 2014, start paying attention to these things. if you're in a safe, blue area, then donate to that other candidate. >> yes. i've done that before. i've donated to turner. i think she's a rock star.
so i have done that. >> stephanie: not tina. >> caller: no, nina turner. both are great. you guys have a great day. >> only one of them is an american citizen anymore. >> stephanie: that's right. she moved to switzerland because she can't stand the rain here. >> she has to learn to speak the deutsch. >> stephanie: after talk next. 45 minutes after the hour. back with hal next. >> the only place in america where dissent is still allowed. it is "the stephanie miller show." >> everyone in michael jackson's life was out to use him. (vo) no one brings you more documentaries that are real, gripping, current.
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♪ share the spice of life ♪ >> stephanie miller. ♪ we're gonna groove tonight ♪ >> stephanie: yeah, it is hump days with sexy liberal hal sparks. >> it is unnecessary. there's no more midi. >> stephanie: oscars on sunday everybody. how do you think seth macfarlane is going to do? he's only 39. over a billion people watch this. a little bit of pressure. >> he's had a nasty cold, too. >> he has. >> i think that's just stress on the body leading up to hosting a show that a billion people might watch. >> stephanie: right. somebody was saying with certain hosts, you know what the show is going to be. with seth, no one knows what it is going to be. they went with the demographics of james franco and anne hathaway. bill maher called him stiffy and bug eyes.
it didn't go well. that did not go well. >> i will still stand by my statement that the idea of giving an award for best art is weird and unnecessary and i will stand by that until they give me one. and then i will cry. and wave it around. thank you. it is so nice to be recognized. i must thank my agent and forget my wife. bye. >> stephanie: i'm never going to get laid again. >> by your peers. >> what is it? the s.a.g. awards? get out! shut up! this oscar was planned two years ago! we sat in a room and went what do we got for oscar season 2013? daniel day-lewis in a beard weird voice lincoln. ah, it's a winner. what have we got? another one about people who have to deal with tragedy and learn how to do it with a plum.
>> stephanie: ted nugent took to twitter on monday to respond to a "saturday night live" parody. he didn't like it. he was apparently portrayed as a wild-eyed mad man in a fox and friends spoof. >> and your point would be? >> they just play a clip from coming of age? damn yankees the video? >> stephanie: in the snl skit, he told the host he was upset about obama's speech and that his goatee was full of ticks. >> that's funny. >> and true probably. >> stephanie: he could use that. clive davis -- [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] >> wang dang dudely do. i shot a hole in my log cabin that i built with my own teeth. >> i don't have any ticks in my beard. >> wang dang doodly do.
instead of playing guitar and being creative which requires work, i'll wave a gun around. it gets me just as much attention in half the time. >> stephanie: clive davis is a bi-- he acknowledges in his new memoir. >> wow. how much does it cost him? >> stephanie: he says bisexual sit misunderstood. he's never stopped being attracted to women. you're either straight or gay or lying but that's not my experience. to call me anything other than bisexual would be inaccurate. he's had two committed same-sex relationships. does not reveal the name of his current partner of seven years. >> bisexuality is one of those -- the b in the lgbt world, often gets castigated and pushed off more than the t does and the t has a hell of a time. >> stephanie: i was telling the story i have a new straight guy friend and there's always that testing period. are you really a gay gay?
[ ♪ "jeopardy" theme ♪ ] >> i have had an experience in my life -- i had a lesbian friend who was very committed. could not have looked like jodie foster circa 1993. contact jodie foster. dead on. dead ringer. who at one point while i was in her kitchen went want to have sex? just on a whim. want to have sex? >> stephanie: not jodie foster. >> no, no, my friend who was a dead ringer for jodie foster. >> i don't think you would ever hear that from stephanie. >> stephanie: you never know. ask jim. i get a little handsy with jim when i've had a few. >> on stage, it is not that different. he's the same on backstage as when she comes out. the difference is when people see it, it is a show. backstage, it is called hr, quite frankly if there was such a thing. >> stephanie: you're right. i'm very handsy. it is my preshow ritual.
>> it is not part of mine. hey! now my brain is elsewhere. thanks a lot. >> stephanie: jim this one is for you. jennifer lawrence from "silver linings playbook" says her breasts have a life of their own. i think people are fascinated with breasts that bounce. people are confused that mine bounce. >> i'm not confused at all. >> it is like that joke in l.a. story where he's fondling sarah jessica parker and put his hand on her chest and he says sandy your breasts feel weird and she said that's because they're real. >> stephanie: i haven't felt that. >> you shouldn't look like -- when you're lying on your back. >> stephanie: you know it is not natural. >> it is scary. >> stephanie: thank you. chris, you went to arizona what? >> arizona state. >> stephanie: this is for you. arizona state university. believes a porn web site is selling its good name. asu argues unless sun devil
angels is stopped immediately the site is likely to cause confusion among internet seekers regarding information about asu. gawker says if you believe arizona state university would be affiliated with hard core porn, you're probably asu material. >> that's probably a plant by phoenix university online. >> university of arizona is the big rival. >> the two of them are always fighting. >> they are. >> that share of the internet. study at home in your pajamas crowd. >> arizona state does not compete against the university of phoenix. thank you! >> stephanie: ooh let's get all -- go get jim and i in a ucla fight because that never ends well. nikki in fort worth, you're on with hal. >> caller: good morning. >> stephanie: go ahead. >> caller: i had a comment about gun control. you know it is legal at 18 to buy cigarettes and 21 to buy alcohol.
but if you're over age and you hand a 12-year-old a 6 pack, you're going to jail. why is it legal to have a gun and give it as a gift to 10-year-old little bobby or to take him out hunting or shooting. i think that's wrong. >> i'll tell you why because there's nothing in the constitution that says the right to a brewsky in regards to a well-regulated militia shall not be infringed upon. in all honesty that's really where it is. it is one of the things where you can't use as an analogy when you're dealing with gun nuts, you know, you need i.d. to get on a plane. nikki haley famously saying that. that doesn't work because you don't need an i.d. for your rights. you need an i.d. for your privileges. you need a driver's license for a car because there's nothing in the constitution about cars being a right although there probably would have been had it happened a couple of hundred years later. but the reason is drinking i